• CHICKENS, KITTY & TOO MANY ZUCCHINIS

    Sheesh guys, enough pics already!!! We have a new addition to our household — Cassidy. She’s an abandoned kitty, dropped off in our neighborhood. Over the past years, we have had numerous baby kittens dropped off {can’t understand some people!!!!}. We’ve found good homes for them… looks as if we’ll be keeping this one. Cassidy […]

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  • SUMMER'S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter, being how dry we have […]

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  • SUMMER’S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter, being how dry we have […]

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  • PEACHES, RAIN & MULCH

    “Nature’s candy in my hand or can or pie…” ~Peaches ~ Finally receive a load of oak mulch for the yard. The four loads of mulch from last year are almost gone — decomposed into a wonderful rich, dark brown dirt. This year wasn’t even a good year for oak mulch. Since there wasn’t any […]

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  • PEACHES, RAIN & MULCH

    “Nature’s candy in my hand or can or pie…” ~Peaches ~ Finally receive a load of oak mulch for the yard. The four loads of mulch from last year are almost gone — decomposed into a wonderful rich, dark brown dirt. This year wasn’t even a good year for oak mulch. Since there wasn’t any […]

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  • CITY CHICKENS & URBAN FRUIT

    Our neighborhood nursery, Burkard’s, is having a summer sale so we purchased some fruit trees and stuff: ‘gala’ espalier apple, pepino dulce, red tea hibiscus, ‘grand nain’ banana, red strawberry guava and semi-dwarf apricots. They didn’t have any ‘ice cream’ bananas so we ordered one and hopefully it’ll come in soon. The grapes are full […]

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  • CITY CHICKENS & URBAN FRUIT

    Our neighborhood nursery, Burkard’s, is having a summer sale so we purchased some fruit trees and stuff: ‘gala’ espalier apple, pepino dulce, red tea hibiscus, ‘grand nain’ banana, red strawberry guava and semi-dwarf apricots. They didn’t have any ‘ice cream’ bananas so we ordered one and hopefully it’ll come in soon. The grapes are full […]

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  • CRAFTS N'THINGS

    «Vivian Leigh & Laurence Olivier» Today, a few members of the family helped a dear friend clean and organize her knitting books and yarn (50 years worth of collecting!). For our work, we bartered for her old sewing machine. Now, some of us girls hope that we might get some sewing done. We had an […]

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  • CRAFTS N’THINGS

    «Vivian Leigh & Laurence Olivier» Today, a few members of the family helped a dear friend clean and organize her knitting books and yarn (50 years worth of collecting!). For our work, we bartered for her old sewing machine. Now, some of us girls hope that we might get some sewing done. We had an […]

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  • WEBSITE IMPROVEMENTS

    We made some changes… Woo Hoo!!!! The new, improved PTF {Read WHAT’S NEW} is ready to launch. We added some new sections, tidied up, and rebuilt the site from the ground up {which was quite a humongous task… thanks for everyone’s help and hard work–all right guys, now you can pass out the soy ice […]

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